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a little while ago jesse jackson jr. said that he has been suffering from bipolar we haven't seen him at all he is at the mayo clinic he has won this race. there is really no place for you to be tonight. he is not here, sandy is not here his family is not here as a matter of fact the rev. we hear tonight is in ohio. can you hear us? >> that's why we are at an election night party here in the second congressional district in madison at the sports bar and grill you know jesse jackson jr. had problems, lots of well-documented problems in the past few months but winning this election was never expected to be one of them, tonight we can confirm that he remains at the mayo clinic in minnesota he voted by absentee ballot and there was no party for him so that's why we have been here talking with these constituents i just want to tell you a few minutes ago i did get a text message from his spokesperson and i will read it back to you know, the tax says my deep and sincere thanks to the people of the second congressional district i am humbled and moved by the support shown today, every day i t
difficulties ] >> bill: kongman, jesse jackson, jr. has retired. john stanton will be with us. great lineup today, but first. >> some of the headlines making news on this monday. president obama and his daughter went out on saturday to a block store in arlington, virginia. he consulted his blackberry and bought 15 books for his friends and family. unlike michelle who is said to spent hours on shopping. >> he is a professional guy. mission accomplished. >> notre dame is heading to the bcs national championship game. they went undefeated for the season and now awaiting the winner for the sec championship. they'll likely face either alabama or georgia in that game. >> they will play either alabama or georgia. role tide. >> instan gram broke a already for the number of pictures up loaded on thanksgiving day. a total of 10 million uploads on the social sharing program. >> bill: there are people who will never take a bite before they take a picture. whatever course it is. >> peter is shaking his head. >> shut up and eat your food. >> i'll admit i put up some instagram photos of food
. >>> illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. may be about to resign just days after being re-elected. our chicago station reports jackson is negotiating a plea deal. he is accused of misusing campaign funds. jay levine reports jackson would give up his seat and may have to go to prison. >> reporter: sightings of jackson, once a rising star of the democratic party, have been rare since he began treatment for a bipolar disorder back in june. a photo with a visiting colleague at the mayo clinic. another outside his home in washington. and video of him closing the blinds after spotting a cameraman. while the congressman splits his time between his washington, d.c., home and mayo in minnesota, high powered defense attorney dan webb, a former top prosecutor himself, has been the point person for jackson in talks with the justice department. negotiating a deal that would include jackson resigning for health reasons, pleading guilty to charges involving misuse of campaign funds, and paying back contributions that were converted to personal use such as home furnishings, improper travel and gifts. at least
chairman and ceo mike jackson is joining us to talk about how much the auto industry impacted last night's election. we have traders at the new york stock exchange cme and nymex. what is this? what are the traders really pointing the finger toward on the reason for this? >> well, it is kind of tough. everybody wants to say it is because of the election. romney would be so much better. but secretly, probably a lot of people were hoping for romney. but a lot of people thought that obama was not going to lose this election. so i mean as investors you sort of have to build that into your calculations. when you're looking at things. but now we're going have to get back to business. there's dodd frank. there's the fiscal cliff. all that trouble in europe, starting to throw fire bombs. it is serious business. now we have to think about it. we have to go back to work. what happened happened with the election, let's now go. liz: exactly, what happened happened let's now go. crude oil now falling 4 1/2%, more than $4 at this point. natural gas down, rbob gasoline losing 10 cents. good for the cons
% saying no. >> let's bring in for some analysis melinda jackson from san jose state university. talk about the propositions. everybody goes to the polls to vote for the presidential election. how important are the ballot initiatives in terms of driving the vote? >> they are important. some people feel like since california is a blue state your presidential vote doesn't matter much. we do get to vote directly on policy here. the propositions are quite important. we will probably have more of an affect on people's dielly lives in someways -- daily lives in someways. we are seeing skepticism from the voters about trusting government. i think the fact that prop 30 is so close is showing us that voters are not sure politicians will really use that money for what they say they will. if you ask them, do you want to raise taxes on the wealthy? do you want to increase funding for education? they say yes, absolutely. but then prop 30 comes along proposing to do just that and it is a close fight. >> they are skep staw cal. >> exactly. >> the death penalty one that was leading in the polls to repeal t
was wilson, the one outlyer, bo jackson, the first athlete to be named an all-star in two major american sports, baseball and football. number 23, gubiza, announcer, heard the theory all day. >> i hope it is because they like the six in kansas city history. >> reporter: and while it is a coincidence, the baseball spring training is in arizona, where the other ticket was sold, at this suburb outside phoenix. again, the question here? who bought the winning ticket. >> yeah, yeah, this is excellent, i'm so surprised. it is wonderful, i would like to know who it is, because you know, fountain hills is a pretty small town and you know most everybody. >> reporter: there are strong indications here that the ticket sold here went to a local family. the wife bought it, ten dollars for the ticket. she has been unemployed. actually had a job interview today. she didn't go. a press conference is planned at the local high school here tomorrow. >> yeah, and who doesn't love a good juicy conspiracy theory. kerry sanders, thank you. dearborn, missouri on the interstate, thank you, kerry. >>> and up next
coach and, no, it is not phil jackson. instead former knicks head coach mike dantoni will lead the lakers. jackson's price was a little too high according to the "the new york times." for the latest sports highlights we turn it over to our friends at espn news. >>> welcome to your sports update. i'm jorge andress. second to the last race of the season in nascar. this one at phoenix. near the end of the race, jeff gordon wrecked clint bowyer. a fight breaks out on pit road among the crew members. they had to be held back. final lap, kevin harvick coming to the finish line. danica patrick slowed on the track. harvick wins the race. multiple cars wreck. >>> to football, the battle of 7-1 teams. lovie smith. pregame ceremonies taking place. matt schaub to jennings. the bears were tied with a field goal on the ensuing possession. to schaub. for the touchdown, 11 straight games with the touchdown. up 10-3. three minutes in the half, devin hester. he'd be called down and offset with penalties. cutler taking a shot, losing the helmet on the play. he would leave the game with a concussi
have our elbow of the day later. jr jackson is going to love this. tweet us at tyt on current if you can guess who it is. zisko>>>el granada is a special place to learn because we have a dedicated community and a dedicated staff. and when kids come on campus everyday, they're enthusiasm for learning shines. we receive federal funding because a majority of our students are socially disadvantaged. making sure our students receive healthy nutritious lunches and breakfasts is critical to their learning. i would like to see students take more ownership of what they eat everyday and learn about their bodies and how their food nourishes them. sandra jonaidi>>> i hope that we get them early enough that they've learn some good eating habits and they go forward and become very productive humans and grow up to make us all proud of them. narrator>> for more info, go to current dot com. brought to you by basf - the chemical company. >> it's no secret to regular viewers of this show that cenk has long been passionate, unbelievably passionate about campaign finance reform. this
. >> and jayar jackson will love this. tweet us on @tytoncurrent if you can guess who it is. before the cold & flu season help prevent with lysol. because when you have 10 times more protection with each hand wash... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house with each spray... those healthy habits start to add up. this season, a good offense is the best defense and lysol has your family covered because that's our mission for health. >> it's no secret to regular viewers of this show that cenk has long been passionate, unbelievably passionate about campaign finance reform. this past weekend at ucla law school, he was invited to participate in a conference called money out voters in. let's take a look at how that worked out. >> cenk: we're here on the campus of ucla law school. where they debate constitutional issues. today they're doing a convention on money out voters in. the issue of getting money out of politics. they'll be discussing the problem and the solution. >> this has been the most expensive election of all-time. >> we know these day
in beltsville, maryland, bishop harry jackson has been a major opponent of gay marriage. where doeit s in thbile that homosexuals shouldn't marry? >> it says it all over. start with deuteronomy, leviticus, first corinthians, go on and on. >> it says homosexual shouldn't marry in the bible? no, there's a prohibition against homosexual activity. >> i take the bible with the utmost seriousness. yet i realize that there are times when the bible misbehaves. it is not at its best self. the bible promotes genocide, the bible lessens half of the human race in its dehumanizing statements when it talks about women. the bible says a lot of things. >> many pastors in maryland and elsewhere have weighed in on this issue. reverend al sharpton -- >> this is not an issue about gay or straight, this is an issue about civil rights. you can not be for civil rights for african-americans but not for gays and lesbians. >> reverend william owens on the issue of civil rights -- >> when i was a boy, you couldn't drink out of a white water fountain, you couldn't go to a white restaurant, you couldn't go to a white hotel.
of reckless driving as she crashed her porche in the back of a dump truck. >> we're hearing that joe jackson is being treated at las vegas hospital. michael jackson's father is in good spirits and expected to be sent on home on friday. he has had several small strokes. it occurred twice before this. >> carolyn: they talk about the hobbit and "dancing with the stars" pro is going to take an acting gig. >> the hobbit, it doesn't hit theaters. but hit a world premiere in new zealand. peter jackson and other stars were there for the celebration. and the star talked about the film's title. >> it's an unexpected journey but for all of us it was extremely unexpected. >> it's an unexpected journey and arrives in theaters december 14. he may not have taken over the trophy but he will guest star on general hospital. check out these photos as boxing instructor. his regular is a regular on the drama. it airs on december 10. and starting to feel like christmas. the stars came out last night for the annual tree lightning concert in downtown los angeles. >> the turkey from thanksgiving has finally worn off
. no democrat has made a move to seriously challenge her. >> the seventh award alderman sandy jackson's get the city council meeting this morning and is not commenting on a wall street report she may have been involved in spending campaign cash on furniture for their home. >> the latest information about the fed's going after sandy jackson says to me that plea negotiations somehow got derailed. there was a sticking point, do not know what it is. maybe he does not want to do jail time and they are pushing jail time. congressman jackson remains in minnesota. >>he used taxpayer financed office to conduct private business. former speakers are allowed to use government office five years after they have stepped up. it is illegal for them to use the office for commercial purposes. use his office to conduct research on a commercial venture. the former controller of dixon of illinois guilty. >> the numbers in this story are staggering. one of the biggest abuses of public trust in the history of illinois. $53.7 million stolen over a period of about two decades. prosecutors say that she is the mon
at the tight race with fresh statistics from dave goldberg, and finally jesse jackson why obama's track record is enough to give him a second term. we'll begin with the war on drugs. ethan nadelman wants to legalize marijuana among others things. he has a clear message. take marijuana out of the courts. tax it like other drug and move on. ethan. great to have you on the show. >> it's great to be here. >> gavin: election in just days. do you expect truly a dramatic shift in policy, a in obama's second term. and, b in an romney presidency versus an obama presidency. >> i have to say and legally speaking i'm head of of the drug policy action, the choice of us who care the drug wars is a choice between a disappointment and a disaster. romney from everything i can see, everything that he believes in and not flip flop on is the war on drugs. he could be the worse in the war on drugs since president bush. if the democrats take both the senate and the house, which is unlikely, i think we'll see serious movement forward. i think we'll see the emergence to evaluate the state of drugs in this country. we
as baseball cycle game and to quote my fellow play-by-play man keith jackson, whoa nelly. [ laughter ] anyway the national poll shows a virtual tie with the president having a slight but persistent lead in some of the key battleground states. he has to close the deal. the deal is in the midwest. the candidates, their wives and running mates are covering eight battleground states in total today. we start by taking to you home base. mike, the president hits four states. what's his closing argument? >> we got ourselves a barn burner. i'm sitting here home alone. in the words of keith jackson and the words of david axelrod, his closing argument and this is the most memorable quote is coming from his loins. we saw the president come in late tonight. he was back out on the road early this morning. he stopped apartment fema one more time, back to helicopter, back to joint base andrews, back in air force one. he landed in mentor, ohio, that's northern ohio. in terms. closing argument, it's the same, basically the same stump speech but with that last final frenzy, that last bit of energy now that bost
-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. >>> jesse jackson, jr. is reportedly discussing a plea deal in the federal investigation against him for alleged misuse of campaign funds. if jackson pleads guilty, he has to step down from office. he was, in fact, just re-elected. he is on medical leave since june for mental health issues. the fbi says he used campaign money to decorate his home. if jackson is forced to step down, a new election would have to be called. >>> stocks are slipping on wall street again one day after the pow posted the biggest one-day drop of the year. they say worries about europe's problems and the expected gridlock in washington are to blame. tyler matheson joins us. they're so many conspiracy theories about what happened yesterday, but wall street has done well as of late. how do we read into today and yesterday? >> today i think things are settling down a little bit compared with yesterday, tamron, and maybe just maybe it's because some of the noises that we're hearing from speaker boehner, from leader reid and even from the administrati
-aid from the makers of nyquil. >>> jesse jackson is facing a hearing of potential misuse of campaign funds. he, jesse jackson, was participating in a pay to play scheme with rod blagojevich to name barack obama's open senate seat. jackson was re-elected to the chicago district this month. we'll be right back. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? >>> welcome back to "hardball." president obama's convincing re-election has left some detractors threatening to leave the country for real. state by state. right now seven states have collected more than 30,000 signatures. each on petitions to secede. alabama, florida, louisiana, florida, texas leads the pack with more than 115,000 signatures by itself to, quote, peacefully grant the state of texas to withdraw from the united states of america and create its own new government. as "the washington post" dana milbank put it in a recen
. >>> the race to replace jesse jackson jr., a special election set to fill his seat in the house of representatives. could another jackson replace him? like his wife? >>> coming up next, though, casey pick joining the program. he's going to be talking to me about what it -- she's going to be talking about what it's like to be a gay woman in the gop. 5% of your mou, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so take your oral health to a whole new level. listerine®... power to your mouth™. with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. now is a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only cov
in a deadly shooting. 22-year-old andre jackson was found shot to death in southeast. happened after 2:00 this morning. police are handing out flyers asking for help. if you know anything about the case, giver d.c. police a call. >>> a wild police chase in saint mary county with shots fired and suspect in custody. the 44-year-old was arrested after driving in excess of 100 miles per hour on route five in leonardtown. then trying to ram a marked police car. two deputies fired their weapons at his car, until he stopped. he is in jail charged with a number of crimes. >>> things getting back to normal in garrett county after sandy dumped more than 30 inches of snow in the area. 95% of all state and county roads are open, and nearly all public schools will be open on regular schedule tomorrow. about 5400 customers still without power. national guard is helping with efforts. >>> this time last week we were preparing for sandy. now talk of a nor'easter. what can we expect going into election day and beyond? gwen talbart with a last look at the forecast. >> thank you very much, laura. chilly n
times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is holding talks. folks hinted over this. this is over his alleged misuse of campaign funds. he easily won re-election on tuesday night with 64% of the vote even though he's undergoing treatment. >> front page news. >> it's a big deal. he is undergoing treatment at mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. >> and there is a whole deal with blagojevich and that scandal. >>> "the new york daily news" has a forry about an effort to make puerto rico the 51st state. puerto rican voters approved a nonbinding referendum to change the island status from u.s. territory to a state. in one ballot question, 61% said they wanted to achieve statehood. then another question, 46% said they prefer to remain a commonwealth. so since it's a majority there, congress actually gets to decide what happens next here. but it's interesting that the people, the younger people are speaking up for statehood now. >> it is the younger people? >> a huge, huge number of young people would like to see it become a state. >> all right. you want to find out more about this, an expanded
. >>> campaign staffers confirm jesse jackson jr. who is being treated for bipolar disorder and is up for re-election next week cast his vote by absentee ballot. jackson's office has no plans to hold election night events. >>> and finally, republican vp nominee paul ryan was able to take a quick break from the campaign trail to take his kids trick or treating for halloween in his hometown of jamesville, wisconsin. >>> rachel madow talked about the campaign and about holding a rally without seeming incense sie -- insensitive to sandy victims. they brought candy while asking for them to bring canned goods. >> to be clear, the romney campaign, they held the campaign rally. they called it a storm relief event. they bought donations for the red cross and then they handed the donations to their own supporters in order to photograph them handing them back to mitt romney. so it looks like he inspired generous donations from those people that he did not actually inspire. and if they bother to check with the red cross, the red cross doesn't actually want and they don't want this behavior for what the
offering praise for his top advisers and his body man, garrett jackson. jackson often capturing and tweeting images of the governor during private moments. among them, a smiling romney backstage watching his wife address millions of americans from the republican national convention. and this weekend, romney sending a note to supporters, "this was more than just a campaign. this was a national movement," he wrote. he did not specifically reference his loss to the president, writing, "we still believe that better days are ahead." and in talking with my campaign sources over the weekend, even many of those closest to romney don't know what he'll do next. the romneys are expected to travel to their san diego home to spend time with family. many do expect romney's focus to include board work and his work with the morton church. >>> we turn tonight now to the major weather headline, and a huge cold front marching across the center of the nation, already dropping heavy snow in salt lake city and up to 48 inches in the utah mountains. and in kansas tonight, 50 reports of severe weather.
speech, mitt romney offering praise for his body man, garrett jackson. jackson often capturing and tweeting images of the governor during private moments. among them, a smiling romney backstage watching his wife address millions of americans from the republican national convention. and this weekend, romney sending a note to supporters, "this was more than just a campaign. this was a national movement," he wrote. he did not reference his loss to the president, writing, "we still believe that better days are ahead." and in talking to my sourmss over the weekend, many of those closest to romney don't know what we'll he'll do next. many expect romney's focus to include board work and his work with the mormon church. >>> we're going to turn now to a huge cold front marching across the nation tonight, dropping heavy snow in salt lake city. up to 48 inches in the utah mountains. and in kansas, some 50 reports this sunday of severe weather in the plains. these tomorrows in kansas, all apart of it. abc meteorologist ginger zee tracking it all. >> reporter: indianapolis had a record high
with local leaders about the priorities of this district with a me congressman jesse jackson junior will stay in office, despite staying out of the public eye for several months. he won in a landslide victory over republican challenger brian woodworth and independent marcus lewis. jackson did not make any public appearances last night. but he did release a statement to his supporters, saying. i am humbled and moved by the support shown today. everyday, i think about your needs and concerns. once the doctors approve my return to work i will continue to be the progressive fighter you have known for years. yesterday's election returns were a vote for the status quo. while republicans held the house, democrats maintained their hold on the senate. the democrats picked up at least two new seats. and a third republican seat in maine went independent, and effectively democrat, assuming the new senator, angus king, caucuses with the democrats. w-g-n political analyst paul lisnek has been here since yesterday. he's in the newsroom with a closer look at what happened last night. i think one
jesse jackson junior may also be in talks with federal prosecutors for a plea deal. wgn's tonya francisco reports from city hall with details. he may have also bought a $40,000 gift for a female friend with campaign money. that is on top of the house ethics investigation on whether he offered to raise money for the girl is in exchange for being appointed to obama's old senate seat. pictures of him were released while he was receiving treatment for bipolar disorder over the summer. he has been spotted hanging out in a couple of washington d.c. bars after being released. >> a series of events came together in my life at the same time. they have been difficult to sort through. i'm human. i'm doing my best and i'm trying to sort through them all. >> just give the man a chance to heal. >> his father and his wife even she was missing in action from today's city council meeting. >> if reports are true that jackson is indeed working on a plea deal with federal prosecutors and if those negotiations are successful he could possibly keep his seat in congress. state representative-elec
. >> hallie jackson has more. >> we have been listening to the candidates make to cases but today it is the voices of the voters that will be the loudest. romney.l blow for romn >> i think we need more of a change in a positive direction for the economy. >> she feels this year she could make a difference. >> i want to make sure my voice is heard. >> the presidential candidates urged supporters to make their voices heard. there was last-minute campaigning in wisconsin, in hampshire, and iowa. some 30 million people have already cast their ballots. >> it is a privilege that we have and we need to take advantage of it. >> both president obama and mitt romney are keeping up their closing arguments today. mitt romney will be in ohio and pennsylvania. the president will be in chicago today. >> when can we expect results? >> we will see the first of the big battleground states close at 7:00 p.m., virginia. then ohio and florida. did not expect the networks to call this before 11:00 p.m. eastern when almost all the states will wrap up except for alaska. they have talked about the importan
if there'll be another four years for president obama. >> hallie jackson joins us live with some of the story lines on this election day. we're getting some election results. >> at this hour, some of the new hampshire in dixville notch. it turns out 10 people cast ballots. it was five to five, a tie. could this be indicative of what is to come today? >> give this a time line of when to expect results later tonight. will we have to wait until the sun comes up/ >> that is a good question. we have a pool of when we will see results. polls in virginia close at 7:00 p.m. do not expect to see the networks call this race until 11:00 p.m. they want to be correct and not just be first. hoping to avoid what happened with george w. bush and john kerry. >> what are the vegas oddsmakers saying? >> i am not a betting person. the current odds for president obama are one in five. seven in two for mitt romney. who knows that factors into things? >> hallie jackson, thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls today are due to vote early this year?
with details. we begin with hallie jackson. good morning and down to the wire. >> as we enter this last day, national polls show this as a dead heat. president obama has a slight edge in the electoral college. from new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the presidential candidates are counting down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty vocal. some of the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. paul ryan and i, we will bring real change for america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. he wants to flip the state. at this point, the election is not about the undecideds. it is about firing up the base. >> if you get all your supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. it is out of his hands. >> if they do their jobs, they are not relevant either because it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago, and mitt romney in boston. >>
, andre jackson. he was shot early sunday morning in the 300 block of ridge road. >>> some news no d.c. drivers this morning. beginning today, the fines for some speed camera violations will be lowered. d.c. mayor vincent gray announced fines for traveling up to 10 miles per hour over the limit will be reduced to $50 and for traveling up to 15 miles per hour, those fines will be decreased to $100. the fines for those driving more than 25 miles per hour over the speed limit will increase to $300. >>> the red up and are riding a three-game losing streak. they fell to the carolina pan shares sunday 21-13 despite being decked out in their 1937 throwback uniforms. robert griffin iii threw for 215 yards but was sacked four times. the redskins fall to 3-6 on the son heading into their bye week. >> at least the uniforms looked nice. >> that's something they got going for them. >> we still have plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning to you. it is monday, november 5th, 2012. live look outside right now and really, it
for granting me the opportunity to serve them for 17 wonderful years. signed, sincerely, jesse jackson jr., member of congress. the speaker pro tempore: under clause 5 of rule 20, the chair announces to the house that in light they have resignation of the gentleman from illinois, mr. jackson this ewhole number of the house is 433. pursuant to clause 12a >> on thursday, the house democrats will elect their leaders for the 113th congress. we will have live house coverage in about an hour here on c-span. in the senate, they have been working on the defense authorization bill. harry reid has been talking about the brugget cuts and tax increases and here he is speaking to reporters just after the caucus lunch. it's about 10 minutes. >> we are -- we had a meeting with the four leaders up here at the white house, it went very well. the problem was that was before thanksgiving. and since that time, there has been little progress with the republic carns, which is a indictment -- republicans, which is a disappointment to me. we only have a couple of weeks to get something done. we have to get away
. jesse jackson striking a deal with the feds. but first, to the senate where a record number of women -- 20 of them -- will hold the title u.s. senator next year compared to the 15 seats held by women right now. five new women senators joined the pack. the senate also saw a slight gain in minorities. five minority senators will now hold seats next year as opposed to four right now. two new senators elect are responsible for the change. hawaii's hirono. republicans held on to their majority but they will be made up of more white men next year by losses of women incumbents and minority incumbent members. only one african-american and five latinos will remain in the gop conference. that assumes -- and if allen west does in fact lose his re-election campaign, he's demanding a recount. only one minority republican was newly elected on tuesday. mullen from oklahoma. he is a cherokee native american. that's compared to 17 minority democrats that were elected. >>> speaking of the house democratic caucus, look at this. white men no longer make up a majority of house democrats. when the new con
up to speed. illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is reportedly discussing a possible plea deal with federal prosecutors. the feds are looking into whether jackson improperly used campaign funds. yesterday jackson won re-election while being treated for bipolar disorder and depression. >>> searching for survivors in a deadly earthquake in guatemala. the 7.4 magnitude tremor killed at least 48 people. several aftershocks have followed. >>> the u.s. army private accuseded of leaking classified documents to wikileaks could take responsibility for minor offenses. but bradley manning could be tried on more serious charges, including aiding the enemy. >>> lady gaga is pledging mon $1 million to victims of hurricane sandy. she says fans in new york city made her the artist she is today. >>> we are expecting an update shortly from governor chris christie on the nor'easter that has hit the region on the heels of superstorm sandy. certainly adding insult to injury. >>> plus a cabinet shakeup ahead. what the president's team will look like for his second term. who might stay, who might go.
sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> wow, jesse jackson jr. resigned today from the u.s. congress. in the past few months he's been -- since left washington been treated at mayo for bipolar disorder, gastrointevenlt issues and reports he's facing a federal investigation for misuse of campaign funds. they are also investigating that he was in a pay to play scheme with rod blagojevich, to be named barack obama's open senate seat. jackson was easily re-elected to a chicago district this month. we'll be right back. you can prevent gas with beano meltaways, or treat gas with these after you get it. now that's like sunblock before or sun burn cream later. oh, somebody out there's saying, now i get it! take beano before and there'll be no gas. >>> welcome back to "hardball." president obama's convincing re-election has left some detractors threatening to leave the country for real. state by state. right now seven states have collected more than 30,000 signatures. each on petitions to seceed. alabama, florida, law law, florida, texas leads the pack with more than 115,000
that he, jas si jackson jr. engaged in pay to play scheme with rod blagojevich to be named barack obama's open senate seat. jackson easily re-elected to chicago district this month. we'll be right back. monarch o. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. hurry in this friday for great deals. like the droid razr by motorola in cranberry, free. or a white 7-inch samsung galaxy tab 2, just $99.99. this friday, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. >>> welcome back to "hardball." president obama's convincing re-election has left some detractors threatening to leave the country for real state by state. right now seven states have collected more than 30,000 signatures. each on petitions to secede. got it? alabama, florida, louisiana, florida, texas leads the pa
created dangerous conditions for drivers in some places. here is what it looked like on the jackson streel off-ramp from southbound i 988 in oakland rvelgt roads were slick heading toward the bay bridge toll plaza. >> we have been talking about the storm over the past few days, started yesterday in the morning hours up in the north bay, slowly spreading south. of course, that was 3 key word slowly before making it to the south bay by late last night early this morning. we have lingering cloud cover. as far as rain totals impressive, in sonoma county, santa rosa 0.evbut also for oakland and livermore 0.4 run and san jose around 0.15. you can see the activity on the decrease. the main action is down south toward monterrey bay and still a few left over showers and sprinkles in parts of the south bay. we still have to hold on to the chance of a shower throughout the afternoon. i will let you know when the showers completely move out and the big change for the weekend. >> 12,000 customers in the east bay lost power around 6:30 this morning. it affected antioch, pittsburgh, livermore and alamed
characters from the film as passengers. and the director of "the hobbit," peter jackson, even makes a surprise cameo. not to worry, all the same safety information is included, but you may not be paying attention to the safety information if you're distracted by the harry feet. isn't that a great idea? >> yes. i mean, if you made them entertaining. >> this could work. >> there's nothing wrong with the stewardesses. they do a wonderful job. >> lovely job. >> great performances before every flight. >>> always. >>> well, it's time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. >>> it is all about ohio for president obama today. he will make campaign stops in three cities while vice president joe biden heads to wisconsin and the first lady visits virginia. meanwhile, governor romney, paul ryan and ann romney will all appear together at an event in westchester, ohio. >>> after hurricane sandy the new york yankees are sponsoring a blood drive in new york city. donors will receive tickets to a yankees game next year. great idea, guys. >>> and don't for
.s. exports to europe. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. who was reelected despite not campaigning will step down and be replaced possibly by his wife or brother. >>> i predict the gop will undertake an evaluation of its core structure >>> the most expensive election in the country's history
their parents and onlookers to a flash mob version of yup, the thriller dance, michael jackson and all that. school officials say it was a great opportunity for students to learn about the connections of dance, music, theater and film. >>> in tonight's health alert our waistlines are growing worldwide and our pets are packing on the pounds as well. an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in this country are overweight or even obese, but over in britain pet owners are fighting back. reporter monica viamezar report from london. >> reporter: 7-year-old jack was out of breath and overweight. the super sized spaniel was so big he could barely move when mack and rose welsh adopted him. >> he couldn't close his legs at all. they were that wide apart. >> reporter: so they signed up their dog who they nicknamed jumbo jack for britain's fitness club. with more than 1/3 of dogs obese or overweight in england the group is helping pets transform their bodies as part of a six month fitness program. doctors say just like people obese pets are more likely to have heart problems are diabetes and other complicat
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